Global mining panel looks to boost accountability after Brazil disaster

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – New safety standards being drawn up by a global mining industry panel will include rules

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Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the

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Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Deforestation in Brazil’s rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according

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Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty wins U.S. EPA reprieve, shares soar

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would lift an Obama-era restriction on the world’s biggest undeveloped

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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld

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U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

(Reuters) – U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including

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Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over ‘flawed’ probe

(Reuters) – Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint’s water,

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U.S. refiner group sues Trump EPA over high-ethanol gasoline

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S.,

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U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive

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Emails show Trump EPA overruled career staff on Wisconsin air pollution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Politically appointed U.S. environmental officials last year overruled concerns of career scientists about air pollution in a

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